Accessibility Options

Christmas day care at Kello Hospital

By | 2017-12-20T13:39:49+00:00 December 20th, 2017|General News|

NHS Lanarkshire Charge Nurse, Agnes Erskine is putting others before herself this winter by working Christmas and Boxing Day at the Minor Injuries Unit in Kello Hospital, Biggar. Instead of tucking into a festive lunch and settling down to watch the Queen’s speech, Agnes will be on duty, ready to help patients in need of [...]

Give the gift of life this Christmas

By | 2017-12-20T12:51:11+00:00 December 20th, 2017|General News|

Lanarkshire residents are being urged to give the gift of life this Christmas, by joining the Organ Donor Register.  Last year, 431 people had their lives transformed through organ donation. There are currently approximately 580 people with life-threatening illnesses who are on the transplant waiting list.  NHS Lanarkshire medical director, Dr Iain Wallace, who is [...]

Carers Information Fayre 2018

By | 2017-12-15T15:39:40+00:00 December 15th, 2017|SLCN News|

South Lanarkshire Carer Network will be hosting their third Information Fayre of 2017/18 in Fernhill Community Centre, 12 Auchenlarie Drive, Rutherglen,  G73 4EQ on   Thursday 15th March 2018   10:30AM - 2:00PM     There is sure to be an abundance of information stalls for unpaid Carers.     Come along, bring a friend, browse [...]

BRIEFING: The Council Plan Connect 2017 -22.

By | 2017-12-15T09:34:44+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Latest Developments|

After many months of preparation, the plan was endorsed by the Executive Committee on 8 November and was formally approved by the full council on 6 December 2017. It is the successor to the previous five-year plan and shares the same core vision – to “improve the quality of life of everyone in South Lanarkshire”. [...]

Hamilton Academical Football Clubs Winter Wonderland

By | 2017-12-13T15:06:53+00:00 December 13th, 2017|General News|

Secret Santa has been following us and has spoken with Lisa’s charity about all the work that we do in the community and along with the charity, today has dropped off HUNDREDS of TOYS for all the boys and girls for their Christmas. Hamilton Academical Football Clubs McCarthy and McArthur suite will be transformed into [...]

Home Energy Scotland

By | 2017-12-13T14:53:56+00:00 December 13th, 2017|General News|

Home Energy Scotland (HES) is a free energy advice service funded by the Scottish Government and managed by Energy Saving Trust. We deliver impartial telephone and face-to-face advice to households across Scotland. Based at each of our five advice centres, our community liaison teams can: Help you and the people you support with over-the-phone and face-to-face advice [...]

Improvements to support for carers set out in Scottish Government paper

By | 2017-12-13T14:37:25+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Carer Involvement|

 Carer’s Allowance will increase from summer 2018, with a Young Carer Grant introduced from autumn 2019 A recently published Scottish Government paper has set out plans for improving support to Carers. This is one of a series of papers on the Social Security Bill and includes further detail on the commitment to increase Carer’s Allowance [...]

Scottish Government’s Aspiring Communities Fund Survey

By | 2017-12-13T14:08:19+00:00 December 13th, 2017|General News|

A working group of five local organisations are embarking on research to understand the need for complementary community based support for 14-18 year olds with mild to moderate mental health needs in South Lanarkshire's most deprived areas (bottom 15% SIMD).  The research is funded by the Scottish Government's Aspiring Communities Fund with a view to [...]